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13 essays on photography

13 essays on photography

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Published by Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Photography -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Issued also in French under title: Treize essais sur la photographie.

      Other titlesThirteen essays on photography
      StatementRaymonde April ... [et al.] ; with an introduction by Geoffrey James.
      ContributionsCanadian Museum of Contemporary Photography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTR26 .A133 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 p., 49 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3728044M
      ISBN 10088884557X
      LC Control Number2003374855
      OCLC/WorldCa22279905

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